Creating a raw signature of a hex string

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Sun Apr 23 17:02:50 UTC 2023

On 4/23/23 12:48, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 23, 2023 at 12:42:45PM -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>>> Another essential ingredient is that the input must be available all at
>>> once (not streamed in chunks), and therefore the input data must be in
>>> a file, not read from stdin.
>> What about from a python variable variable?  I would assume type binary?
> The signature is over binary data, not text, so surely binary, but now
> you're asking about a hypothetical Python API (or at least one not
> explicitly mentioned in this thread), and so it is difficult to give
> anything other than a hypothetical answer.

Got to love Python and what it takes to do the "right" thing with it.

Particularly for someone like me that basically stopped programing after 
my excursions with 'B'.  Never really made it to 'C'.

I dabble.  Poorly.  ;)

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